News in Brief

Mailer, Wilbur September 27

In the wake of the Penn Reading Project's sampling of expatriate life in Paris through Ernest Hemingway's A Moveable Feast, the English Department will sponsor a colloquium, "American Writers in Paris Following World War II," with two who were there author Norman Mailer and poet Richard Wilbur--bringing to campus their observations on the Left Bank after World War II.

The colloquium honors Dr. Robert Lucid, who retired this year after a long and distinguished career as professor of English, and who is a founding member of the Penn Reading Project and longtime head of the Council of Faculty Masters.

The program will be held from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Friday, September 27, in Rainey Auditorium of the University Museum. A reception will follow at Hill House, where Dr. Lucid was Faculty Master.

Disciplinary Charter in Place

The Charter of the Judicial System, approved by all of the undergraduate schools and adopted in part by many of the graduate units which also have their own procedures, is published Of Record in this issue of Almanac.

A call for University members to participate in the system as Advisers has been issued by the Office of Student Conduct (see article in this issue of Almanac).

Memorial Services

The campus memorial service for the Rev. Hermann Behrens, the late editor-in-chief of the Sumerian Dictionary Project who died on August 1 at 52, will be held in the Museum's Rainey Auditorium at 4 p.m. Thursday, September 12.

An off-campus service for Dr. Digby Baltzell, the distinguished author and sociologist who died August 17, will be held Saturday, September 21, at 11 a.m. at Christ Church, Second and Market Sts.

At the request of Dr. Baltzell's family, the University's own service for him will be scheduled later in the academic year. Gifts may be made in his memory to the University Trustees for the E. Digby Baltzell Sociology Fund, and sent to SAS External Affairs at 3440 Market/3325.

(Ed. Note: Obituaries for Dr. Ernest Dale of Wharton's management faculty, and for E.J. Browne, the longtime head of Wharton Reprographics, were held for space reasons and will appear next week.)

Council Meetings for 1996-97

On the dates listed below, the University Council will meet from 4 to 6 p.m. in McClelland Hall, the Quad. Members of the University who wish to attend as observers may contact John P. Wells at the Office of the Secretary, Ext. 8-7005.

Wednesday, September 25, 1996
Wednesday, October 9, 1996
Wednesday, November 13, 1996
Wednesday, December 4, 1996
Wednesday, January 22, 1997
Wednesday, February 12, 1997
Wednesday, March 5, 1997
Wednesday, April 30, 1997


Volume 43 Number 3
September 10, 1996

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